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Book Announcement: Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Via University of Washington Press. Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia EDITED BY PETER SKILLING AND JUSTIN THOMAS MCDANIEL $32.50S PAPERBACK (9786162151354) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: October 2017 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 308 pp., … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach

The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach Ugo Dessi (Routledge 2017) https://www.routledge.com/The-Global-Repositioning-of-Japanese-Religions-An-integrated-approach/Dessi/p/book/9781138099869 The Global Repositioning of Japanese Religions: An Integrated Approach explores how Japanese religions respond to the relativizing effects of globalization, thereby repositioning themselves as global players. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan

Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism University of Hawaii Press, 2017 Author: Bryan D. Lowe Ritualized Writing takes readers into the fascinating world of Japanese Buddhist manuscript cultures. Using archival sources … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Jacqueline I. Stone University of Hawai`i Press 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9704-9780824856434.aspx Description Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear and focused mind, as the historical Buddha himself is said to have done. This book … Continue reading

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Workshop: Berkeley Buddhist Studies Workshop

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Buddhism in Indo-Japanese Relations「日印関係における仏教」

CALL FOR PAPERS  International Buddhist Conference March 16-18, 2017 New Delhi, India Buddhism in Indo – Japanese Relations 日印関係における仏教 Call For Papers Deadline: December 18th, 2016 Abstract submission to: samutthan.conference@gmail.com, ranjanayaya@gmail.com India, as the birthplace of Buddhism, has always held … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan Author: Fowler, Sherry D.; 384pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $70.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5622-9 Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokiteśvara), a compassionate savior … Continue reading

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